Azoospermia is the medical term for absence of sperm in the semen. Single women on having babies through sperm donation. It is impossible for a donor or recipient couple to trace each other. Many hospitals and clinics in Britain have been using donor insemination for the last 40 years. And countless Irish females are ready and waiting to take them up on their offers — with some even offering cash for their assistance. I found it a bit spooky, having that much information. And the poorly constructed online forum, where users can simply sign up using an email address, currently has hundreds of active adverts.
Then the enormity of it struck her.
Using a sperm bank
While successful treatment with donor sperm can bring a great deal of happiness, it is a big decision for a couple to make. The fact that the sample is going directly into the womb, means that the sperm are in an ideal atmosphere for survival. The woman remains on the couch for about five minutes and may then get dressed and return home. Another eligible sperm donor, who claims to be a former professional footballer, is also using the site. All patients will be required to have an appointment with a counsellor to explore the implications of having a baby using donor sperm. If there is any delay on the estimated timing of ovulation, there should be a reservoir of sperm in the fallopian tubes, awaiting the arrival of an egg. Vicki aims to be honest with her daughter about her origins but also to manage her expectations.